Thursday January 24, 1974
US date format: 1/24/1974, UK date format: 24/1/1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Ed Helms and Cyril Despres.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 24, 1974?
- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 24, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Livin' For You
- The Temptations - Let Your Hair Down
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
- The Isley Brothers - What It Comes Down To
- Lamont Dozier - Trying To Hold On To My Woman
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- The Dells - I Miss You
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- The Moments - Sexy Mama
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 24If January 24, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 8 months, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 26 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on January 24, 1974?
On January 24, 1974 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is January 24, 1974?
On January 24, 1974 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.
Who was the US President on January 24, 1974?
On January 24, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 24, 1974?
On January 24, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 24, 1974?
On January 24, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 24, 1974?
On January 24, 1974 several famous people were born including, Ed Helms, Cyril Despres, Tim Biakabutuka.
What was the number one song in January 24, 1974?
The number one song in the week of January 24, 1974 was You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.
What were the top hits on January 24, 1974?
The top hits on January 24, 1974 were You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr, Show And Tell by Al Wilson, The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, The Show Must Go On by Leo Sayer in UK.